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BOSTON (AP) — The anticipated release of thousands of never-before-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing. Now, they're waiting to see whether President Donald Trump will block the release of...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution Tuesday night for a Georgia man whose attorneys argue that the 59-year-old black man is intellectually disabled and that his death sentence is tainted by a juror's racial bias. Keith Leroy Tharpe,...
NEW YORK (AP) — From Florida to Massachusetts, Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland are scrambling to help relatives on the hurricane-battered island leave at the earliest opportunity. With power out across nearly the entire island, families were anxious to get out elderly and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland are scrambling to help relatives on the hurricane-battered island leave at the earliest opportunity. Getting out, though, is a challenge. Just a few commercial flights are leaving each day from the capital city of San Juan...
HOUSTON, Mo. (AP) — Even as authorities in rural southern Missouri dismiss the possibility that a transgender teenager's death was a hate crime, questions remain about why the quiet 17-year-old was killed in such a ghastly manner. Authorities identified the burned remains as...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal contractors on Tuesday began building prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, hitting a milestone toward a key campaign pledge. Construction of eight models in a remote area of San Diego is about three months behind...
A frantic 911 call placed over the weekend by an Oklahoma man who discovered a 1-month-old baby abandoned on the side of a freeway was released by police Tuesday as officers continued to investigate why the boy was left behind. Roger Prater, a church youth leader, is heard...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are considering an income tax surcharge on the wealthy and doubling the standard deduction given to most Americans, with the GOP under pressure to overhaul the tax code after the collapse of the health care...
HOUSTON (AP) — Immigrants' rights advocates filed a complaint Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over what they say is the inhumane treatment of pregnant women being held in detention, including one who had a miscarriage. The complaint filed by the American...